Course syllabus

Pavement Design and Construction

VVBN10, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2017/18
Decided by: PLED V
Date of Decision: 2017-04-06

General Information

Compulsory for: IBYV2
Elective for: V4-at, V4-bf, V4-tv
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required for optimal analytical design and construction of a road.

The most important part of the course are four areas; analytical pavement design, properties of bound and unbound pavement materials, production process of pavements.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Independently seek and evaluate information for an incremental design of pavements


Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: For a passing grade the participant must hand in two projects and a home assignment. A written and oral presentation of a report is included.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Required prior knowledge: VVBF20 Road Construction OR VVBF25 Road Construction and Production Planning
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VTVF15

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Sven Agardh,
Course coordinator: Ebrahim Parhamifar,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is offered in Lund. As part of engineering skills a written and oral presentation of a report is included in the course.